How Funerals Work
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Here at Bate and Holland, we pride ourselves in serving the St. Helens and Wigan community with compassion and care during difficult times. We understand that the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming, and we are here to guide you through the process of arranging a meaningful and dignified funeral. In this guide, we will explain how funerals work, including the preparation beforehand, and discuss the two main types of funerals: cremation and burial.
Preparation Before the Funeral
When you first contact us, we will arrange a meeting to discuss your preferences and gather the necessary information to begin the funeral arrangements. There are a few things you will need to get before arranging your funeral, which you can learn more about in our guide to arranging a funeral.
We understand that this is a sensitive time, and we aim to provide a supportive and compassionate environment for you to express your wishes.
For both cremation and burial, there are several important steps we will guide you through:
The Day of the Funeral
On the day of the funeral, our dedicated team will be there to support you and ensure everything runs smoothly. Here is a detailed overview of a typical funeral from the perspective of a funeral director:
At Bate & Holland Funeral Services, we believe that every life deserves to be celebrated and remembered with dignity. Our experienced team will ensure that your loved one’s funeral is a meaningful tribute, reflecting their unique journey and giving comfort to those left behind. We are here to support you every step of the way, providing guidance, compassion, and professionalism during this difficult time.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or if there is anything we can do to assist you.
Meaningful Celebrations of Life
We understand that losing a loved one can be an incredibly difficult time, and our team is here to guide you through every step of the funeral process with care and professionalism.
How Much Will the Funeral Cost?
With our funeral packages, the total cost of the funeral will be the package cost, plus disbursements. Fill out our funeral cost calculator to get a more accurate idea of how much the funeral will cost. If you have any questions please get in touch.